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animal at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


animal at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

animal at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: animalis 'having life', from anima 'soul']//
1 a living creature such as a dog or cat, that is not an insect, plant, bird, fish, or person: --furry little animals// wild/domestic/farm animals // --cattle, sheep, and other domestic animals// --The cosmetics have not been tested on animals.// --Beth is an animal lover (=someone who likes animals) .//
2 any living creature that is not a plant or a person: --He can't stand cruelty to animals of any sort.// --the animal welfare movement in Britain// --the enormous diversity of the animal kingdom //
3 any living creature, including people: --Man is a highly intelligent animal.//
4 informal someone who behaves in a cruel, violent, or very rude way: --Football hooligans are just animals.//
5 a (very/completely/entirely) different animal: informal something that is very different from the thing you have mentioned// --Writing e-mail is a very different animal from all other forms of writing.//
6 a political/social animal etc: informal someone who is interested in politics, in meeting other people etc// --He is simply not a social animal.//
animal 2 adj
1 animal urges/instincts etc: human feelings, desires etc that are connected with sex, food, and other basic needs//
2 animal products/fats/protein etc: things that are made or come from animals// --a diet rich in red meat and animal fats.//

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animal at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

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animal at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

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animal at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

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animal at Spanish => English Of Explained:

animal, beast(besto)

Animal at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

, curse, blight.[N] (Information): information, enlightenment, knowledge, data, communication, intimation, notice, notification, enunciation, announcement, communiqué, report, advice, news, record, account, description, statement, affirmation.

[N] (News): news, information, piece of news, intelligence, word, advice, message, dispatch, despatch, telegram, cable, wire, communication, fax, e-mail.

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ANIMAL at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

2 very old; having existed for a very long time:
an ancient oak tree * ancient monuments * (humorous) He's ancient-he must be at least fifty!
3 (the ancients) noun [pl.] the people who lived in ancient times, especially the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans
anciently adverb (rare):
The area where the market was anciently held (= in ancient times).adjective ~ (to sth)
1 providing necessary support to the main work or activities of an organization:
ancillary staff / services / equipment * Ancillary workers in the health service such as cooks and cleaners are often badly paid.
2 in addition to sth else but not as important:
ancillary rights under the lawconjunction (used to connect words or parts of sentences)
1 also; in addition to:
bread and butter * a table, two chairs and a desk * Sue and I left early. * Do it slowly and carefully. * Can he read and write? * I cooked lunch. And I made a cake. (= you are emphasizing how much you have done)
HELP NOTE When and is used in common phrases connecting two things or people that are closely linked, the determiner is not usually repeated before the second: a knife and fork * my father and mother, but a knife and a spoon * my father and my uncle.
2 added to
5 and 5 makes 10. * What's 47 and 16?
HELP NOTE When numbers (but not dates) are spoken, and is used between the hundreds and the figures that follow: 2 264-two thousand, two hundred and sixty-four, but 1964-nineteen sixty-four.
3 then; following this:
She came in and took her coat off.
4 go, come, try, stay, etc. ~ used before a verb instead of to, to show purpose:
Go and get me a pen please. * I'll come and see you soon. * We stopped and bought some bread.
HELP NOTE In this structure try can only be used in the infinitive or to tell somebody what to do.
5 used to introduce a comment or a question:
'We talked for hours.' 'And what did you decide?'
6 as a result:
Miss another class and you'll fail.
7 used between repeated words to show that sth is repeated or continuing:
He tried and tried but without success. * The pain is getting worse and worse.
8 used between repeated words to show that there are important differences between things or people of the same kind:
I like city life but there are cities and ci

Animal at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Animal \An"i*mal\, n. [L., fr. anima breath, soul: cf. F.
animal. See {Animate}.]
1. An organized living being endowed with sensation and the
power of voluntary motion, and also characterized by
taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for
digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking
oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in
motive power or active aggressive force with progress to

2. One of the lower animals; a brute or beast, as
distinguished from man; as, men and animals.

Animal \An"i*mal\, a. [Cf. F. animal.]
1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions.

2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as
distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or
spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites.

3. Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food.

{Animal magnetism}. See {Magnetism} and {Mesmerism}.

{Animal electricity}, the electricity developed in some
animals, as the electric eel, torpedo, etc.

{Animal flower} (Zo["o]l.), a name given to certain marine
animals resembling a flower, as any species of actinia or
sea anemone, and other Anthozoa, hydroids, starfishes,

{Animal heat} (Physiol.), the heat generated in the body of a
living animal, by means of which the animal is kept at
nearly a uniform temperature.

{Animal spirits}. See under {Spirit}.

{Animal kingdom}, the whole class of beings endowed with
animal life. It embraces several subkingdoms, and under
these there are Classes, Orders, Families, Genera,
Species, and sometimes intermediate groupings, all in
regular subordination, but variously arranged by different

Note: The following are the grand divisions, or subkingdoms,
and the principal classes under them, generally
recognized at the present time:

animal at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: of the appetites and passions of the body; "animal
instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a
sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual
pleasure without vice" [syn: {animal(a)}, {carnal}, {fleshly},
2: of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an
animal or animals; "the animal kingdom"; "animal
instincts"; "animal fats" [ant: {vegetable}, {mineral}]

n : a living organism characterized by voluntary movement [syn:
{animate being}, {beast}, {brute}, {creature}, {fauna}]

animal at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=animal (disambiguation)|animal
Inter: wikipedi » a


* Inter: enPR » ăn'əməl, Inter: IPA » /ˈænəməl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"{n@m@l/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-animal.ogg|Audio (US)

Inter: picdic »
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Inter: picdicimg » image=Tiger in the water.jpg|link=mammal
Inter: picdicimg » image=Discus fish.jpg|link=fish
Inter: picdicimg » image=Notophthalmus viridescensPCCA20040816-3983A.jpg|link=amphibian
Inter: picdicimg » image=Tuatara.jpg|link=reptile
Inter: picdicimg » image=Cyanocitta cristata FWS.jpg|link=bird
Inter: picdicimg » image=Osmia rufa couple (aka).jpg|link=insect

Etymology 1

From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » |animal|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » |animal|lang=fro, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » |animal|lang=la, a nominal use of an adjective from Inter: term » animale|lang=la, neuter of Inter: term » animalis|lang=la, from Inter: term » anima||breath, spirit|lang=la. Displaced native Middle English Inter: term » deor|deor, der|animal|lang=enm (from Old English Inter: term » deor|dēor|animal|lang=ang), Middle English Inter: term » reother||animal, neat|lang=enm (from Old English Inter: term » hriþer|hrīþer, hrȳþer|neat, ox|lang=ang).


Inter: en-nou » n
  • In scientific usage, a multicellular organism that is usually mobile, whose cells are not encased in a rigid cell wall (distinguishing it from plants and fungi) and which derives energy solely from the consumption of other organisms (distinguishing it from plants).
    1. : A cat is an animal, not a plant.
    2. : Humans are also animals, under the scientific definition, as we are not plants.
    3. In non-scientific usage, any member of the kingdom Animalia other than a human being.
    4. In non-scientific usage, any land-living vertebrate (i.e. not birds, fishes, insects etc)
    5. Inter: figurativel » y A person who behaves wildly; a bestial, brutal, brutish, cruel, or inhuman person.
    6. : My students are animals.
    7. Inter: informa » l A person of a particular type.
    8. : a political animal
      * Inter: sense » organism beast, creature

  • Inter: sense » non-human organism beast
  • Inter: sense » person who behaves wildly brute, monster, savage
    * See also Category: Wikisaurus:animal -
    Related terms
    * anima
  • animus
  • animate
  • Animalia
    Inter: trans-top » organism
  • Acholi: lee
  • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|dier
  • Aleut: Inter: tø » ale|algax
  • Amuzgo: kió'
  • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|حيوان|m|tr=Hayawaan
  • Aragonese: Inter: t- » an|animal|m
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|կենդանի|tr=kendani
  • Aromanian: Inter: t- » rup|pravdã|f
  • Asturian: Inter: t+ » ast|animal|m
  • Azeri: Inter: t+ » az|heyvan
  • Bambara: bagan
  • Bashkir: Inter: tø » ba|хайуан|tr=xaywan|sc=Cyrl
  • Basque: Inter: t+ » eu|animalia
  • Bavarian: Inter: tø » bar|Viech
  • Belarusian: Inter: t- » be|жывёла|f|tr=žyvjóla|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » be|звер|m|tr=zver|sc=Cyrl
  • Bengali: Inter: t- » bn|জানোয়ার|tr=janoẇar
  • Borôro: Inter: tø » bor|barögö
  • Breton: Inter: t+ » br|loen|m, Inter: t+ » br|aneval|m
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|животно|n|tr=živótno
  • Burmese: Inter: t+ » my|တိရစ္ဆာန်|tr=tăreikhsan|sc=Mymr
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|animal|m
  • Cherokee: Inter: t- » chr|ᎦᎾᏝᎢ|tr=ganatlai
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|動物|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|动物|tr=dòngwù|sc=Hani
  • : Min Nan: Inter: t- » nan|動物|sc=Hans, Inter: t- » nan|动物|tr=tōng-bu̍t|sc=Hans
  • Chukchi: gennik, gernik
  • Chuvash: Inter: tø » cv|чĕрчун|tr=çĕrçun|sc=Cyrl
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|živočich|m, Inter: t+ » cs|zvíře|n
  • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|dyr
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|dier|n, Inter: t+ » nl|beest|n
  • Esperanto: Inter: qualifier » includes humans Inter: t- » eo|animalo
  • Estonian: Inter: t+ » et|loom
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|eläin
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|animal|m, Inter: t+ » fr|bête|f
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ცხოველი|tr=c'xoveli|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Tier|n
  • Gothic: {{tø|got|